In the days of Empire my illustrious ancestors would take "the passage" from our native shores to the far-flung colonies.
This could take awhile.
In modern times, the railroad, the aeroplane, and even cruise liners can make the same trip in days or even hours.
Progressing from construction to useful production on your industrial furnace should be smooth, and rapid, sailing.
A system that is proper in its engineering, design, and assembly should be commissioned in approximately one day per control zone1. If your supplier struggles to provide prompt and proper commissioning, contact Olsträd Engineering Corp.!
1 or less – especially if it uses that whiz-bang pulse-fire technology